Daan van Berkel is a enthusiastic software tinkerer with a knack for presenting technical details in a clear and concise manner. Driven by the desire for understanding complex matters Daan is always on the lookout for innovative uses of software
Nature has beautiful forms: from the crescent waves on the ocean to the beautiful wings of certain butterflies; from the stripes and spots of animals to the branching and weaving of plants and trees. All these patterns seem intricate and complex. Often they can be modeled in a simple and effective way. Sometimes this model lets you learn something about nature.
In this workshop, we will explore Lindenmayer systems, or L-systems. These systems allow you to model various natural forms such as plants and it offers a playground for certain type of fractals. So let’s explore your favorite natural forms.